Prince Harry Goes To Glastonbury, Parties Until 4am

30/06/2013 15:10 BST | Updated 30/06/2013 15:17 BST
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 14: HRH Prince Harry visits the boardwalk and pier of Seaside Heights, New Jersey during the fifth day of his visit to the United States at on May 14, 2013. HRH will be undertaking engagements on behalf of charities with which the Prince is closely associated on behalf also of HM Government, with a central theme of supporting injured service personnel from the UK and US forces. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Prince Harry gave Glastonbury the royal seal of approval by partying until the early hours of the morning, festival organiser Michael Eavis has said.

The prince was spotted backstage watching The Rolling Stones headline the Pyramid Stage last night and also enjoyed music at the Park and John Peel stages in yesterday's sunshine with girlfriend Cressida Bonas.

But Michael Eavis said Harry's fun was far from over when Sir Mick Jagger finished singing shortly before midnight.

The 77-year-old farmer said: "Prince Harry was great actually.

"I recommended that he should go on into the night, because the nightlife is what Glastonbury is all about.

"At three o'clock in the afternoon, you don't get it.

"I told him to get his taxi driver to come back at five o'clock in the morning and do you know what? He lasted until four in the morning.

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Cressida Bonas (right), Price Harry's girlfriend, at Glastonbury

"His friends were all having a great time. He didn't want to make a formal thing of being here."

Harry and Cressida are believed to have gone largely unnoticed, blending into the young festival crowd.

Despite speaking to the royal, Mr Eavis said he was not able to join Harry for a pint of cider - as he does not drink for two months before the festival and will only allow himself a tipple on Tuesday when everyone has left the site.